Staff Reporter

Nagercoil: Officials of Department of Mines and Minerals seized 17 vehicles laden with river sand and rubbles while transporting them to various destinations without valid pass or documents for the last one week.

According to the Collector, Rajendra Kumar who, conducted a review meeting on Wednesday, said a sum of Rs. 6 lakh had been collected from the defaulters.

He asked officials of the Department of Mines and Minerals and Revenue to take action against the lorry owners, who were violating government norms.

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